Field dressing a deer is probably the most difficult task for the hunter, especially if he's never done it himself. It takes practice and care, but following the right guidelines makes a big difference in how long it takes you and how much usable meat you come away with. Field dressing is essential
Tanning a deer skin is a way to create a natural-looking hide that can be sold or used as a decorative piece inside a home. The process of tanning a deer skin also will protect the hide from rotting and decomposing. Salt is one of the main ingredients used in the process.
After taking down a deer while hunting, you may decide that you'd like to have its head mounted on a plaque for display. However, the deer may be extremely heavy or simply too big for your vehicle, preventing you from taking the entire body down to the taxidermist. In such cases, you may find that y
Wild turkey nest in dense timber.turkey image by Terry Reimink from Fotolia.comBarbour is located in southeast Alabama. The county is largely rural and well known for the quality deer and turkey hunting. Public land hunts are possible, but a large portion of the land is private and...
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Hunters use food plots to attract and concentrate whitetail deer during hunting season. Food plots have other benefits as well. They provide supplemental nutrition when the mast crop fails or during hard winters. The plots also attract and provide habitat for smaller animals and birds like rabbits a
Look for trails when looking for hunting spots.hunting hut image by r-o-x-o-r from Fotolia.comFinding good hunting spots is getting harder and harder as hunters gain exclusive access to private land. As you search for a good hunting spot, look for certain features that distinguish that...
The fish that live on coral reefs are regularly caught by fisherman and served as meals around the world. Such delicacies include snapper, sea bass and barracuda. In certain parts of the world it is possible that the consumption of these fish can lead to disease, as some fish have been contaminated
"Back trap" is an old name for a type of plumbing technology that prevents wastewater from flowing back from the sewer into a building's drainage system in the event of a backup or flood. The modern version of the back trap is the backwater valve. These valves are often recommended or requ
Home Gun Refinishing - Refinishing a Winchester Model 94 30-30 rifle (carbine) at home, using Birchwood-Casey Perma Fin.
Definition of inletting on a gun stock. This term can be used as a verb or a noun, but it always refers to a portion of a gun stock...
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) encourages harvesting of wild hogs (also called feral swine, wild boar). Wild hogs are destructive to agriculture and wildlife, carry diseases (pseudorabies, swine brucellosis) and have no natural predators. Hunting is limited on public lands, but ranc
Located in western Kentucky's Ballard County, the city of Ballard is in Zone 1, which is one of four statewide deer-hunting zones designated by Kentucky's Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
North Georgia is rural and marked by hills and the southern end of the Appalachian Mountains. Deer hunting is different than the southern part of the state which is flatter and marked by more wide open spaces. You are more likely to find a deer in the woods in North Georgia, making a different chall
Named by Captain Meriweather Lewis during the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Montana's Milk River covers about 700 miles as it winds through Montana and Canada until eventually flowing into the Missouri River. The Milk River is an outdoor recreation paradise, with opportunities for rafting, fishing or
Rebarreling a Savage 110 Rifle from 30-06 to 338-06. This is usually an easy thing to do. In my case, there was a bit more work to do because I cut the barrel down from its original 24-inch length to a more convenient 20 inches. I also had to enlarge the barrel channel in the stock. Follow along wit
If you want to catch the largest freshwater fish in North America -- and happen to be in California -- you have options. Sturgeon -- both the green and white varieties -- are listed as catchable game fish in the Golden State. The species is typically long, bony and prehistoric in appearance. Strict
Catching crabs is a relatively easy process if you have the right tools and traps. Equipment such as crab traps, chum bags and crab tongs are not very expensive and worth the price once you get to sit down to eat the tasty catch with butter. Try a few of these tips to buy crabbing tools and traps.
With a weight that exceeds 1,000 pounds and a distinctive and majestic rack of horns, the American bull elk has been at the top of the wish list of many a big game hunter. Montana is a prime destination for hunters in search of the big prize. However, Montana has more than 147,000 square miles of l